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Noun: paronychia  ,per-u'ni-kee-u [N. Amer], ,pa-ru'ni-kee-u [Brit]
  1. Infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe
Noun: Paronychia
  1. Low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
    - genus Paronychia

Derived forms: paronychias

Type of: caryophylloid dicot genus, infection

Part of: carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family

Encyclopedia: Paronychia